The Poké Ball (モンスターボール, Monsutābōru?, Monster Ball in original Japanese language versions) is a spherical contrivance in the Pokémon series that is used by Pokémon Trainers to capture new Pokémon and store them. The Poké Ball is also a central symbol of the franchise, and is often found on Pokémon-themed products.
Use in Super Smash Bros. Brawl
The Pokéball is an item that contains Pokémon in it. When thrown, these can release a Pokémon, each having different effects. Some can do heavy damage on other opponents, some can do a very weak attack, while some can help the players, either by giving items or protection. Some don't effect the gameplay directly but block the view of the or move the camera off the stage.